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Grubhub - DoorDash - Seamless Delivery Service Fraud

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

Last night Pim Techamuanvivit discovered that Grubhub, Seamless and Yelp delivery services have fake listings for her San Francisco restaurant, Kin Khao, to accept food orders on their sites. Her r...

SFGate: DoorDash is requiring engineers to deliver food — and they’re furious

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 27 days ago

"... An engineer with a reported total compensation, or TC, of $400,000 a year griped about the responsibility of having to do a once-a-month delivery. 'What the actual f—k?' the engineer wrote on ...

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Mother Jones: I Was an Instacart Shopper. I Had Enough When Someone Gave Me a 1-Star Review for Too-Ripe Bananas.

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 9 days ago

" . . . About 75 percent of my pay comes from tips. Since we can’t rely on Instacart to compensate us fairly, we’re putting a lot of faith in the customers. Customers can remove tips after an or...

Hello Fresh workers to vote on unionizing

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 months ago

Workers for Hello Fresh meal kit company are petitioning for a vote on unionization in California, Colorado and New Jersey. "Workers want stronger safety protocols, better protections around injuri...

Op-Ed: DoorDash, Grubhub want to gouge a bigger chunk of SF's restaurant revenues

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 month ago

The evil delivery twins, DoorDash and Grubhub are suing San Francisco to overturn the permanent 15% cap on delivery fees charged to restaurants. The Board of Supervisors passed this measure to coun...

Am I the only one who hates Harry & David?

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by aliris 14 years ago

Harry & David is mysteriously popular, it seems to me. Every year I receive at least one of their baskets piled high with mostly paper and air and absolutely dreadful bags of stale, tasteless-at-b...

Amur Royal Caviar - Holiday season gift idea!

Charles Yu
by Charles Yu 3 months ago

With Christmas and festive seasons quickly approaching. For some of you foodies who would love to add some classy extravagance to your shopping list........AMUR ROYAL CAVIAR from Lemberg-Canada is ...

Gift baskets in GTA for Brampton?

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by amber_lee 3 months ago

Hi, We're looking for ideas for gift basket delivery to send to my two sets of in-laws. Healthy and organic are great, diabetic-friendly and gluten-aware are a plus, and we love to support local bu...

"Lemberg-Canada" - A reliable source for quality and well-priced Wild Salmon Ikura....and now Sturgeon Caviar!

Charles Yu
by Charles Yu 4 months ago

For someone wanting to put some pizzazz into that occasional, special 'foodie' event. Inserting some Sturgeon Caviar into the mix would make a fitting, stylish accompaniment. This past Thanks Gi...

The Fight to Rein in Delivery Apps

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 4 months ago

Should you need more reasons to despise DoorDash, Grubhub and Uber Eats, here are a couple more: "...as I began to probe the history of the delivery-app sector, the thirty-per-cent commission re...

Europe's Just Eat Takeaway to buy U.S. delivery firm Grubhub for $7.3 billion

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

"."..Running an operation on the other side of the Atlantic, which Maloney will continue to oversee, means Just Eat boss Jitse Groen will have to maintain Grubhub’s sales force and keep the spigot ...

Instacart Workers Consider Walk-Off on Oct 16

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 4 months ago

" . . . The pandemic has, perhaps inevitably, revealed the true costs of many conveniences that previously have been taken for granted. Getting nearly anything you want brought to your door as soon...

Great 'Online' Find for Ikura!!

Charles Yu
by Charles Yu 4 months ago

To some of you Japanese food aficionado, "Lemberg-Canada.com" ( Concord, Ontario ) offers can/jar Alaskan and Danish Wild Salmon Trout and Pink Salmon Roe ( IKURA ) at an amazing price of average $...

How to ghost Grubhub and order your restaurant takeout ethically

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

" . . . a recent report revealed that Grubhub, which owns food delivery services like Seamless, Eat24, MenuPages, and AllMenus, has been buying domain names to set up dummy websites that resemble ...

Engadget: Chicago sues DoorDash and GrubHub, alleging deceptive business practices

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 5 months ago

". . . Specifically, the city claims that both DoorDash and GrubHub have consistently advertised delivery services from restaurants that never consented to a listing on their platforms. The city al...

Re-instating Expired Opentable Reward Points

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 6 months ago

Kept forgetting to post about this . . . if you haven't looked at your Opentable account for some time, you may be shocked to discover that your reward points have expired in the past year. Unlike ...

How To Stay Home and Be a Ramen Ninja?

hangrydiary
by hangrydiary 6 months ago

Disclosure: We received the ramen district box for free in exchange for a review. All opinions are on my own. Ramen District is a mail order ramen delivery business. Customers nation wide get to...

Gift basket ideas for delivery near Glendale/Pasadena?

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by indigirl 7 months ago

Hi, looking for ideas for local/indie/artisanal gift basket delivery for a bereaved household a bit north of Glendale/Pasadena. The person most impacted loves wine & good food. It doesn't have to b...

Best Site for Buying Spices Online

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by MissMarleygirl 1 year ago

Instead of exchanging gifts, we exchange themed food and cocktail baskets. I am thinking of a herb/spice/salt/pepper basket this year. What are your favorite places to buy spices online? I have...